Progress on recycling smartphones, but more to do


Of all the electronic waste only 20% is recycled, when in reality we could recover much more, said Bosch. — Photo by Eirik Solheim on Unsplash

BARCELONA: Smartphone manufacturers have promised to do better when it comes to recycling and reconditioning their product, responding to pressure from environmental campaigners.

AFP talked to delegates at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to find out how much progress had been made, and what more could be done.

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